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Who Was Woodrow Wilson? (Turtleback School & Library Binding

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Although Nixon was reelected in 1972, subsequent disclosures by the press and by a Senate investigating committee revealed a complex pattern of political "dirty tricks" and illegal domestic surveillance throughout his first term. How many should be admitted to the United States, and from where? S. may be reasonable at this time of the year but if planning to fly from the U. From 1870 to 1900, as the industrial work force expanded, the unskilled worker replaced the artisan or autonomous craftsperson.

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History for Kids: Apollo 11 and the First Moon Landing

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Organized labor's presence was most visible in the community on Labor Day. The physical environment has had significant effects on regional cultures. The term originated from the wide and stiff leather neck-piece that was part of the Marine Corps uniform from 1798 until 1872. Appling, Baker, Baldwin, Bibb, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Butts, Camden, Campbell, Carroll, Chatham, Clarke, Columbia, Coweta, Crawford Counties -- reel 17.

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Seabiscuit the Wonder Horse

Meghan McCarthy

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Engineering projects made navigation in coastal waters and along rivers safer and easier. In 1921, she borrowed money to establish Brookwood Labor College, where Rose Pesotta was an early student. A number of small unions dotted New York’s Lower East Side at the turn of the century. This resulted in the founding of Catholic University in Washington, DC, as well as detailed plans to establish a nationwide network of diocese-based schools as well as seminaries and convents for training priests and nuns.

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World War II Spies (Wartime Spies)

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In this alternative framework, business cycles are largely the result of disturbances in productivity and tastes, not of changes in aggregate demand. Location: Huntsville, Alabama. 488 Macon, Ga. Some boys were so small they had to climb up on the spinning frame to mend the broken threads and put back the empty bobbins. The Soviet Union was also controlling the governments of other countries. Also referred to as conservatives and liberals, respectively, Republicans and Democrats differ on certain key social issues.

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Steck-Vaughn Stories of America: Student Reader Walking for

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Outside of mining, craft unions were formed among well-paid skilled craft workers — workers whom historian Eric Hobsbawm labeled the “labor aristocracy” (Hobsbawm, 1964; Geary, 1981). Almost 90% (10.7% illiteracy at 14 years or older). Cigar makers, printers, furniture workers, some construction and metal craftsmen took the lead in early German unions (Kocka, 1986). Guam is located in the Pacific Ocean and has an area of 541 square kilometers (211 square miles).

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Fabulous Fashions of the 1940s (Fabulous Fashions of the

Felicia Lowenstein Niven

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The cattle industry began to grow rapidly as railroads made the business more profitable. Alaska pollock, with landings of 1,524,904 tons, was the most important species in quantity among the commercial fishery landings in the United States in 2003. The state and local governments still are primarily responsible for providing public assistance, despite the large part the federal government plays in financing welfare.

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W.E.B. Du Bois: Champion of Civil Rights (African-American

Mark Rowh

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The statewide records for all parishes cover 1911-1956. James Madison (1751–1836), a leading figure in drawing up the US Constitution, served as fourth president. The prairie and Great Plains states to the north and west are considerably drier, however, with average rainfall as low as 46 centimeters (18 inches) per year, dropping to 25 centimeters (10 inches) in the northern plains. The Treaty of Ghent, signed in 1814, ended the war of 1812.

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The Great Chicago Fire (We the People: Industrial America)

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Proper functioning of the government depends in great measure on the president's relations with Congress. Even the sober and cautious Migration News observed in an uncharacteristic burst of speculation, “It is possible that, by 2050, today’s racial and ethnic categories will no longer be in use.” After all, the census now permits 126 racial and ethnic combinations—which is way too many to be useful—and there is nothing but OMB’s choice to prevent more nationalities (Arab?) or ethnicities (Middle Eastern?) from being added.

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Cold War America, 1946 to 1990 (Almanacs of American Life)

Ross Gregory

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A pioneer in psychology who was also an influential philosopher was William James (1842–1910). Alaska pollock, with landings of 1,524,904 tons, was the most important species in quantity among the commercial fishery landings in the United States in 2003. The East consists largely of rolling hills and temperate forests. The disclosure prompted the resignation of two of the leaders of the group, Vice Admiral John Poindexter and Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, as well as investigations by House and Senate committees and a special prosecutor, Lawrence Walsh.

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National Geographic Readers: Titanic

Melissa Stewart

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Less than one percent of the schedules—records enumerating only 6,160 individuals—survived. Publishers began to sell pattern books of fashionable clothes that allowed people to make the clothes at home if they were good sewers. In 1861, the Civil War began between the North and South. A larger wave of Dominican immigration began after 1950. This fact, combined with the many identity and civil rights movements that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, has created a new kind of cultural politics that challenges the country's Anglo identity and power base.

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